Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Columbia Sc
1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South
Carolina...
  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington
  and Richland Counties...and Great Pee Dee River At Cheraw affecting
  Chesterfield and Marlboro Counties...Plus Lake Wateree affecting
  Fairfield...Kershaw and Lancaster Counties...

.Heavy rain fell across the region Sunday into Tuesday. This has
produced minor to moderate river flooding on some area rivers.
The heaviest rain fell across the Yadkin...Pee Dee...Broad and Saluda
River basins. These amounts combined with upstream reservoir
operations will continue to produce river flooding over the next
few days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The
water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to
play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio...
local media or the internet for further statements and updated
forecasts.

&&

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1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Congaree River At Columbia.

* Through Thursday.
* At 9 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Advisory stage is 10 feet.
* Flood stage is 19 feet.
* Forecast...The stage at Columbia will crest around 12.5 feet
  Thursday.
* At 14 feet...Roads in low lying areas and swampland downstream
  from Columbia become flooded. Most of the Cayce and West Columbia
  river walk is flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3404 8106 3396 8100 3394 8106 3401 8111

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1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning extended for
  The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman.
* Until Saturday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10 PM Wednesday the stage was 117.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 115 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The stage at Carolina Eastman will crest near
  119.1 feet Thursday.
* At 119 feet...Extensive flooding occurs in the Congaree National
  Park. Some area farmland is flooded. Minor flooding occurs at the
  Carolina Eastman Facility.

&&

LAT...LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106

$$

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1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning extended for
  The Great Pee Dee River At Cheraw.
* Until Sunday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The stage at Cheraw will crest about 38.0 feet
  Thursday.
* At 36 feet...Extensive overflow of the left bank will occur and
  large areas of farmland near Cheraw will be flooded. Livestock and
  farm equipment should be moved to higher ground.

&&

LAT...LON 3455 7984 3455 7990 3480 8002 3480 7994

$$

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1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning extended for
  Lake Wateree.
* Until Monday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 100.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 100 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The stage at Lake Wateree crested at 101.0 feet
  Wednesday. The level will continue to fall...and should
  drop below flood stage Sunday or Monday.
* At 100.5 feet...Several yards and docks in low lying areas around
  Lake Wateree begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3450 8085 3432 8063 3428 8075 3447 8098

$$




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